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Course Details

Course # 23144
Managing Tinnitus without Hearing Loss and Unilateral Hearing Losses – Tinnitus Case Studies

This course is mobile compatible.

Disclosure: This Course is presented by Widex in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Course Abstract

Take an opportunity to review case studies of patients with tinnitus. This informal discussion will teach you about using Zen for this population and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions to an expert on your patients.
Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Widex products and services and will not include info on other products or services.

This course was recorded on September 10, 2013


Handouts are available for this course. You must be signed in and registered for this event to access them.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course learners will be able to explain how to fit Widex instruments with Zen on normal hearing individuals.
  • After this course learners will be able to explain how to use the many tools and guides that Widex provides for managing tinnitus.
  • After this course learners will be able to explain how to manage tinnitus in cases of unilateral tinnitus, with or without hearing loss

Time-ordered Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction and Review of Widex Zen Therapy
10-25 Minutes Present 1st Case Study: Tinnitus with Normal Hearing
25-35 Minutes Questions and Comments on 1st Case
35-50 Minutes Present 2nd Case Study: Unilateral Tinnitus
50-60 Minutes Questions and Comments on 2nd Case

Average Rating

(61 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 14 most recent comments out of 61 reviews

Review by: Kim on October 3, 2014
Very practical information that can be applied to the clinic
Review by: Carmen on January 16, 2014
Very good information to help the most difficult to deal with patients
Review by: Courtney on December 18, 2013
Thorough, along with the case studies
Review by: Connie on November 29, 2013
Clear, organized in information content, used clinical situations as application examples
Review by: Sharon on October 8, 2013
nothing jumped out at me to make it above average
Review by: Joseph on October 7, 2013
Well thought out and the presenter was excellent.
Review by: Jeanmarie C on October 6, 2013
Excellent speaker. Thorough description of treatment process with various Zen products, like knowing available for people to treat tinnitus with and without hearing loss.
Review by: Rose on September 17, 2013
Clear presentation. Can apply information to clinical practice. Learned about Widex materials that can be used in addition to ZEN to help with counseling and relaxation.
Review by: Darci on September 12, 2013
I enjoyed the case studies to see how Zen is applied to a clinic setting.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

laurie bennett

Laurie Bennett, AuD

Professional Training Audiologist

Laurie earned her doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida in 2009, and her Masters in Speech and Hearing Science at Purdue University in 1982. She has held a wide variety of audiology positions over the span of her career. These have included diagnostics and hearing aid work in hospitals, teaching universities, non-profit agencies and private clinics. Laurie’s special interest has always been in amplification and rehabilitation. Having had a beloved grandmother with a severe to profound hearing loss has made an impact on Laurie’s philosophy that all patients are worthy of the best products, guidance and counseling available.

Laurie joined Widex USA in 2011 as a Professional Training Audiologist. She is pleased to share her knowledge and experience with other hearing health care professionals.

Laurie has lived many locations, including 7 states and 2 provinces of Canada. She has held audiology and hearing aid dispensing licenses in many of those places and is a fellow of the American and Michigan Academies of Audiology as well as holding ASHA certification. She is content to finally be settled in Kalamazoo, Michigan with her husband, daughter, cat and dog.

Disclosure: Financial: Laurie Bennett is employed by Widex Hearing Aids. Non-financial: Laurie Bennett has a family member with hearing loss.

Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

Please Note: The exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

Event participation is free, but you must be a CEU Total Access member to complete the exam and earn the continuing education credit.

American Academy of Audiology

AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.

International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035. is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board to provide CEUs, approval number PDP 267.

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 1 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.

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